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May 3, 2014 12:00am PDT
states just before obama's visit. malaysia, south korea, he hit all the right notes. it's not a pivot, but he said the united states is not going anywhere from these countries and he didn't offend the chinese. he made it important to say how close it was to work with the chinese. >> charlie: and had no ambition in trying to contain the chinese. >> yes, and obama is credible in saying he has no ambition to contain the chinese. so the fact you've both made the allies in the region happier and the chinese feel no reason to overrespond with their own saber rattling is about as much as he's done on this trip. >> charlie: why is a trade agreement important. >> when the trance pacific partnership was first announced the chinese response is this is containment, we don't want it, are opposed to it. now that it's going to happen, that it has heft and momentum, the chinese have changed their tune. what they're now saying is we need to study it very carefully, do we want to join? do we want to express our interest in eventual membership? the chinese understand if you're going to create tighter tr
May 2, 2014 8:00am PDT
to the search for flight 370. just hours ago, we learned malaysia is considering sending a ship to the bay of bengal. >> authorities have repeatedly dismissed claims by this australian company that it might have discovered the plane's wreckage, but during a news conference, officials were grilled about the bay of bengal theory and the report of the plane's disappearance. will ripley has the details. >> reporter: the first time officials are answering tough questions about the report that shows hours were lost with confusion and delays after flight 370 disappeared. they're also dismissing reports of possible wreckage thousands of miles from western australia. new this morning, officials are dismissing claims by a private company -- several thousand miles from the search zone. >> many days in the past have proven to be negative and this is similar to what we have done before. >> breaking overnight, news of a meeting between australia, china and malaysia. >> tightly committed as to find flight 370. >> the next step, a daunting deep sea search, 8 to 12 miles, an estimated $60 million joining t
Al Jazeera America
May 1, 2014 7:00am EDT
higher wages and better health care. protestors say their fears in thailand, the philippines and malaysia have better living standards. in athens, it's business at usual, organized strikes to public services, including. transportation and riot police gearing up for clashes with demonstrators. >> in turkey, demonstrators clashing with police, protestors want to hold their may day rallies there but the government banned protests in the square. we have more. >> demonstrators and police have clashed in several neighborhoods, demonstrators tried to march to the square. the please prevented them using tear gas and water cannon. the government is preventing unions from using the square as a venue for the may day rally and provided an alternative venue. it cited security concerns. according to the union, it is their right to demonstrate whenever and wherever they want. this is really part of an ongoing political struggle in this country, divisions within turkish society. this is not just about a may day rally. the government does have its critics, it was democratically elected. it won the electio
May 1, 2014 3:00am PDT
. who saw it as it went over malaysia. what did they do about it? what happened at this last point of contact? did vietnam notice it? did the controller at malaysia notice it? that's what you're looking to find out. and if they know details about this, we know this from air france 447, we got chapter and verse on what the air traffic controllers did. if you know it here are they going to tell us it now? >> why do they get to control the report? why wouldn't you have someone issuing a report like this checking on the actions on this body as opposed to allowing the body to dictate the completeness of their own work? >> that happens everywhere. that's like saying when the ntsb does a report who polices the ntsb? the bea in france, somebody has to present the report and it's the investigating authority of the state of occurrence or state of registry. >> it's just how it is. >> it is. >> so we look for woord to getting it. i'm morest sbred in what's not in the report. what it seems they don't know or what they speculated about that they shouldn't have. >> i can tell you one thing. from
Apr 30, 2014 10:00am PDT
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Apr 30, 2014 3:00am PDT
to do that. after that press con presence in malaysia, i talked to a few of his aides and he was telling me he was prepping them and he knew everything about sterling's past, he had been following the story very closely and he saw the opportunity as a way to sort of raise the bar a little bit for the nba. he named by name dropping commissioner silver in there, to have him realize that this is the action that needed to be taken and hoped that whatever it took, you know, to have more public comments, add more weight to the issue, to encourage the decision that the commissioner ended up coming with. so it just was fascinating to find out how much not only that it want his staff prepping him but one of those cases the reverse. that's how closely he had followed the story and how much he knew about sterling's past. >> i think in many ways the last four days have shown the strength of the nba, not just adam silver but magic johnson, charles barkley -- >> and a number of white players, too. >> yes. this in many ways was a good moment for the nba. >> i think and i don't want to be naive here, bu
Apr 29, 2014 11:00pm PDT
was an employee at that location. and malaysia's transport minister says possible wreckage has been found in the bay of bengal and a potential lead will be investigated. back to "hardball." >> president obama delivered an unusually strong rebuke yesterday to his critics who say he hasn't been tough enough on foreign policy. >> frankly, most of the foreign policy commentators that have questioned our policies would go headlong into a bunch of military adventures that the american people have no interest in participating in and would not advance our core security interests. for some reason, many who were proponents of what i considered to be a disastrous decision to go into iraq haven't really learned the lesson of the last decade. they seem to play the same note over and over again. >> whether on iran, syria or ukraine, critics of the president have accused him of not being tough enough. dealing with foreign adversaries. he's being naive or weak or indecisive. what would they have done differently? what would they do tomorrow differently when it comes to dealing with foreign crises. the an
Al Jazeera America
Apr 29, 2014 7:00am EDT
japan, south korea, malaysia and the philippines. at the start of his term, president obama said he would make strengthening relationships with asian allies a top priority. it's been an uphill battle. >> president obama went to asia for more than just fancy food and banquets, but he sure was toasted a lot. still, what he wanted on his first stop was a trade deal with japan. after frantic meetings, he left full, but empty handed. >> why did it not happen? in part because of opposition to the treaty from inside japan. agriculture is highly protected in japan, but there are other examples, automobiles and so fort. real limitations, political limitations on the prime minister. >> that could signal long delays or the eventual death of the agreement which president obama hoped would shape his legacy, a big part of his much talked about pivot to asia. japanese officials seemed to get what they wanted, the president talking about islands disputed by japan and china. >> the treaty covers all territories administered by japan. >> will the u.s. defend the philippines in case a territorial disp
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Apr 28, 2014 10:00pm EDT
to white house tomorrow uvisiting japan, south korea, malaysia, and philippines, nationsal looking for bolsters u.s. military, and diplomatic agreement to counter rise of chinese military power, and geo political ambitions and threats of north korea, with all on his schedule, president obama today still found time to comment on the charges of racism aimed at a los angeles nba franchise owner, named donald sterling. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise there are ignorance, you don't really have to do anything just let them talk, that is what happened. lou: president obama making a controversial statement about his foreign policy strategy as well today. very much sounds like an effort to loweriic expectations for the remained irof his second term, fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry with our report from manila. >> reporter: wrapping up a week-long trip from asia am dominating by his questions of handleing from ukraine to push for middle east peace, and fall out from red line in syria, president obama launched a defense against critics that suggestion his foreign pol
Apr 28, 2014 9:00pm EDT
that it was not about containing china. he went to four different countries. he went to japan, malaysia, was recently the philippines, and he also made a stop in south korea. a lot of people have been watching it as a china containment tour. the last thing that happened in the philippines this last up, announced --tates is been interesting watching him deal with that. obviously, china and u.s. have an important relationship. the allies in that region are worried about the rise of china as well. lawmakers are returning after a two-week vacation. i wouldn't look for whole bunch happening, at least this week or over the next two months. thomas is beginning to debate spending bills for the coming year. that is the actual legislating that is going on. artief the legislating is gearing towards the november elections. maisie big one for primaries, both in the house and senate. mitch mcconnell faces is primary in may. there's a couple of feet once and senate primaries. of the biggest races is in idaho this month, as well. how big of a role as a 2014 elections? is completely overshadowing everything that is h
Apr 28, 2014 2:00pm EDT
china. he went to four different countries, japan, malaysia, most recently the philippines and south korea. but a lot of people have been watching it as a china containment to her the last thing that happened in the philippines was the united states announces a new tack in the philippines that will allow more military to be returned to those islands. it has been interesting watching him deal with that. obviously china and the u.s. have a very important relationship, something the u.s. is interested in maintaining and improving, but allies in the region are worried about the rise in china as well. are returning after a two-week vacation. what can we expect to see him the hill? >> the longest and first hits will be on the hill. i would not look for a bunch this week or even over the next two months. congress is beginning to debate spending bills for the upcoming year. most of what is happening is messaging that is already gearing towards the november elections. primaries in both the house and senate, a lot of the attention is back on the home state. mitch mcconnell faces his primary in
Apr 28, 2014 10:00am EDT
to refer to if needed if i get a question about, you know, the plane in malaysia. i have not talked about it in a few days. i may have had a brief verbal update on it in the morning, but there may be specifics about what kind of assets from the defense department we are deploying that i'm going to have to look in the book to find. >> you have the exhaustive potential list defensively, just so you are prepared -- >> yes, a matter of being prepared. >> there is a little percentage i would imagine of the things you have there that we ask on. >> well, when you say percentage, i would say, you know, some days all of the questions are on subjects within here, but it could just be two subjects. even though my briefings last close to an hour, if it is a grab bag day and there is not anything or any subject or set of subjects that are driving the news, i could get 20 different subjects in a briefing. what often, as is the case the day before yesterday, i think, i think 80% of the briefing was ukraine, and in many ways the same three questions posed differently. that's because ukraine was driving t
Al Jazeera America
Apr 28, 2014 7:00am EDT
stops in malaysia and philippines a success. this is part of the pivot president obama announced three years ago. a lot of people have had skepticism about the white house and president obama's commitment to that. they feel that this is a success and cap stone of the trip. a lot of the details here have yet to be announced, yet to be worked out. what we do know is that american troops for the first time in some 25 years, since the end of the cold war and since the united closed two massive bases here in the philippines, clark and subic bay, american troops are going to be rotating in a understand out. there's sensitivity of the presence of american troops on philippine soil. they're going to be on existing philippine bases. where they're going to be, how many, what theirporture is on the bases all has to be determined. president obama talking about fighting piracy, talking about regional security, certainly enhances the stability of the region, but make no mistake, the question of china and their aggression in the region, their power and influence was at the top of the agenda. that is
Al Jazeera America
Apr 28, 2014 6:00am EDT
. >>> australia prime minister says it's highly unlikely any day brief from the missing malaysia plane will be found on the ocean surface and 370 has been missing since march 8 with 239 people on board and they are heading up the search operation focusing on this part of the ocean northwest of perth. leading opposition party in macedonia says it will not accept results of this weekend's election and votes are still being counted but conservative party is claiming a double victory in parliamentary and presidential elections and john reports. >> reporter: there was a celebrity mood at the election headquarters. his party, the right wing party was elected to a third, four-year term and his choice of president ushered in for a second term as well. but the social democrat opposition says this result was too good to be believed. >> translator: the citizens of macedonia are cheated and there are no conditions for basic electoral process which was conducted in an uncivilized manner and at the same time the constitutional right of the citizen was usurped. the social democratic union of macedo
Al Jazeera America
Apr 27, 2014 11:00pm EDT
president obama leaves malaysia after a two day state visit for fourth and final stop on his asia tour, the philippines. a landmark agreement between the united states and the philippines to be signed coinciding with the president's visit, allowing for a military presence there for ten years. it was some 20 years ago that two enormous military bay, subic bay and clark air force base were closed. first, the philippines were tired of hosting the nafl base, the cold war was over and the eruption of mount penatubo, and now 20 years later, amidst territorial disputes over a group of islands called the spratleys, andboro shoal, between chinese and philippine fishermen, while the president is there, this agreement is going to be signed. after tha that, the president ss a day in manila. there will be another joint press conference, and then returning to washington, d.c. on tuesday. >> mike viqueria reporting. >>> obama's trip raises questions as to whether he'll press countries for democratic reform. so for more on this let's bring in phil robinson, based in bangkok. phil, how would you assess
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Apr 27, 2014 8:00pm EDT
around the world during his visit to malaysia. >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything, just let them talk. that's what happened here. >> the audio that has gone viral has renewed the debate about america and racism. >> : >> lebron james, one of the biggest names in the game is calling on new n.b.a. commissioner adam silver to take a stand against any bigot tri. >> there's -- big olry. >> -- bigotry. >> there's no room for that in the game. it's the greatest game, and comment like that, it takes our game, we can't have it - not from a player, owner or fan. >> adam silver promised action, but the n.b.a. investigation could be complex. the voice from the recording has to be authenticated as donald sterling's. there may be an issue about how it was obtained. the player association is being asked to be included in any decision about the owner. >> we are one family, i'm confident we'll speak together in one voice. there's no place in the n.b.a. family for ignorance, intolerance, reprehensible comments that are unacceptable and not fitting for
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Apr 27, 2014 6:00pm EDT
to malaysia? >> when ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don't have to do anything. you just let them talk. >> that's what happened here. >> earlier today, i spoke with charles smith, a former l.a. clippers player who said boycotting the team would not be a good idea right now. >> the players have spoken up. this has been -- this is not good for the owners. it's not good for the league, the players, the fans, whether you are black or white, whatever race. this is not good. it's not good for america. so boycotting isn't going to do much. i think the players need to hold on to their personal currency. they don't need to utilize or spend it at this point in time. let the owners and the commissioner do what they do, see what the outcome is and then you can make your next step. >> also, the naacp said sterling should apologize if the commentsr true and saying as the investigation is in progress, we urge the la branch of the naacp to withdraw donald sterling from the honorary list at its upcoming gala. we suggest african-americans and latinos should honor his request and not attend
Apr 27, 2014 5:11pm EDT
laden . if that war was -- that war was metastasizing around the world, indonesia, malaysia, somalia, north africa, and into american cities. if you want to galvanize the u.s. government to fight a war, sometimes, like it or not, it takes a catastrophic event to turn that ship. there was a war going on that we couldn't confront because of the global magnitude. i think the tragedy is that it took 9/11 for us to open our eyes and say it wasn't just planes or box cutters. it is a cancer that has spread around the world and it will take decades to eviscerate that cancer. host: let's bring it back to aqap. who is currently in charge? guest: a guy who has been nominated or directed to be the deputy of al qaeda. he is an effective leader. it takes really visionary leadership to take a low-level terrorist organization and raise its horizon so it becomes a global threat. he has been in place for a while. there are badlands of the yemen -- of yemen that are indisputable -- that are indisputable -- that are inhospitable. you have that lethal combination of leadership and safe haven. that at the
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Apr 27, 2014 2:00pm EDT
access to bases. they say it will affect their sovereignty. >>> the u.s. and malaysia say they will work to improve relations. it follows a visit by obama as part of the asian tour. he's drumming up support for a trade deal. >> reporter: it's been billed as a historic visit, the first by a u.s. president to malaysia in nearly 50 years. barack obama started the day at the national mosque. before meeting with the malaysian prime minister at a news conference. >> today the united states is once again playing a leadership role in the asia pa scientific, and a key part of the strategy is to expandz ties with southeast asia. >> left unspoken is the concern over the growing influence in the region. already an important trade partner with many countries including the united states, china's increased dmek clout is a more assertive nation. the u.s. is trying to counter that influence with a free trade deal, that would include more than ten countries with malaysia among them. >> you must have multiple friends and levels of relationships in order to balance out that you're not totally dependent on a
Apr 27, 2014 9:00am PDT
of campaigning for or against obamacare. this is "state of the union." >>> president obama is in malaysia, part of his four nation tour of asia. he has wanted to increase u.s. focus on that part of the world since taking office and other hot spots from ukraine to the middle east keep getting in way of the agenda. joining me now, tony blinken. >> looking alt this week, no trade deal with japan which the u.s. is pushing hard for. israeli-palestinian negotiations where the secretary of state has focused intensely for nine months fall part. and mr. putin still has his troops sitting on ukraine. if you look at this week, what you're hearing from critics is that the u.s. power to sway the events of the world has declined. regardless of whether you blame president obama for that or whether you say it's the nature of the world, it's how it now works. would you agree with that premise? >> i would. i think this week actually demonstrates it. first, look what's happened in asia with the president leading the effort to rebalance our relationships in asia, all the different lines of effort we've been workin
Apr 27, 2014 7:00am EDT
vote on an immigration bill by august. president obama is in malaysia, the third stop on a four nation asian tour that will conclude tomorrow in the philippines retort -- before returning to washington on tuesday. every sunday we begin our program with a look at what is on the other sunday morning programs. today we want to get your comments on those shows. are they still relevant? do they still matter? we want to hear from you. (202) 737-0001 --host: many of you are already weighing in on our facebook page. from "the boston globe," an event getting in that -- getting lots of attention, two popes canonizing two popes. the scene, with over one million people on hand, this headline comes from the boston "sunday globe." a piece that really got a lot of attention this week, this style section was called "meet the pressure." host: we will get your calls and comments in a moment, but for some look at the other sunday shows and what you can hear on c-span radio. good morning, nancy. >> some of the topics include the return of congress this week, the middle east, and of course, politics. you c
Apr 26, 2014 12:30pm PDT
on a four-nation tour that brings him to japan, malaysia, and the philippines. it's a trip that has long been on hold, the president had to cancel his scheduled asian trip last year. during the government shutdown and canceled twice in 2010. the bp oil spill and debate. forcing our traditional asian allies to feel skeptical. about the so-call the pivot. notably the series in syria and ukraine. the president is there to reassure, stop japan where mr. obama was treated to a formal state visit. japan is the u.s.'s fourth largest trading partner with $203 billion in goods flowing between the two nations last year, 2013. but there's an on going trade in balance. u.s. exports, $635 billion while japan exports $138 billion to the u.s. in order to level that playing field, president obama wants to boost the tpp, the transpacific partnership of free trade zone that does not include china. if the tpp were to become reality, it would comprise the biggest trade accord in u.s. history, but there are hurdles. the u.s. wants a bigger foothold than japan's automobile and agricultural sectors. only 6% of
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Apr 26, 2014 12:00pm EDT
impossible to drive or walk outside. u.s. president barack obama has arrived in malaysia on the third leg of his asian tour. he is the first american leader to visit the country in nearly 50 years. his visit aims to rebalance u.s. attention towards the strategic asia pacific region and to push a regional trade agreement. the world's first permanent museum dedicated to the 1989 tiananmen square protest has opened in hong kong. discussion of the violent military crackdown is banned in mainland china. it's hoped the new facility might educate many who don't know about the event. a report from hong kong >> reporter: with a rip of a copy of china, newspaper dated 25 years ago, the museum is declared open. >> it's designed as a maze and takes the visitor through the events leading up to the june 4th crackdown by the military in which student protesters were killed. at just 75 square meters, it's one of the smallest museums around but organizers expect it to have a big impact. >> we are targeting the younger generation that are born after the june 4th massacre so they can come and experience wha
Apr 26, 2014 9:00am PDT
. greg postal. president obama's in malaysia right now arimrriving in kuala lumpur today. it is his third stop in asia. with another good day to you after this morning. talk about what's on the president's agenda in malaysia and what about the missing plane flight 370, is that going to be a topic of discussion? >> i anticipate it will be a topic of discussion when president obama sits down for a bilateral meeting with the prime minister of malaysia. there's also going to be a joint news conference tomorrow. i wouldn't be surprised if president obama got a question about that or if he offered some comments at the top of that news conference. we'll have to see. of course, this trip overall is a part of the obama administration's attempt to pivot to the asia pacific region. the key topic, when president obama talks to the prime minister will include trade, defense, of course malaysia is one of a dozen countries, that's a member of the transpacific partnership. there have been negotiations about broadening trade deals between asia countries and the united states. of course president obama tri
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Apr 26, 2014 9:00am EDT
with the reg. out of the four countries visiting malaysia is the only one that is not an american al ally. >> it's been identified in the defense review as a strategic partner. obama is making up for lost time. he was due to speak last october at a major economic conference. so by coming there and everybody is mentioning it's the first visit since lyndon bane johnson in 1996, the context is that they played is softly, softly, quiet, quiet defense role allowing it to creep upwards because of problems in the south china sea. >> youyou're watching the new h. coming up, starving in sudan. plus concern in russian hospitals as the government considers banning foreign medical equipment needed to keep patients alive. and in sport, celebrating the life of tito villanova. >> south sudan is facing one of the worst food crisis in recent years despite having the largest largest. south sudan roughly the size of france, 60% of its roads become unusable in the rainy season. it needs 1.3 million tons of food but produces only 900,000. it costs $1,300 to drop one ton of food. that's four times the value of
Apr 26, 2014 7:00am EDT
continues his trip overseas in malaysia today. on washington journal we will cover the news coming out of those official visits as well as the latest on the ongoing crisis in ukraine. first we want to hear from our viewers about the u.s. housing market, as some indicators show that the housing market is cooling, new opinion survey seem to indicate americans are optimistic about the housing sector and rising home values as we take you through the latest data and pulled this morning. asking our viewers how optimistic or pessimistic are you about the housing market. tell us how you see the market in the eastern and central u.s.. 202, -- 202 -- 585 -- 3881. you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media pages on twitter, facebook, or journal we will talk about the data points of the housing market, this is courtesy of bloomberg. after a roller coaster at gate a roller coaster decade of boom and busts -- according to reports this week, mortgage applications plunged 19% from a year earlier -- that is some of the data points from bloomberg news. now some of the o
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Apr 26, 2014 3:00am EDT
, and is on route to malaysia. >> harry fawcett has more from the south korean capital, seoul. >> well, this was the first joint visit by u.s. and south korean leader to the combined forces command in seoul, pretty much the headquarters of the military alints between u.s. and -- alliance between u.s. and south korean forces and where the conflict will be directed from as far as the southern side is concerned. it's no coincidence because a key agreement that president obama reached with president park geun-hye was to reconsider the timing of the handover of what's known as operational control in the event of a conflict on the korean peninsula, which is due to transition to the south korean forces by the end of 2015. south korea wants to delay that, seen as an indication of the level of the security situation on the peninsula, as north korea pursues nuclear weapons. president obama spoke about that in his speech to u.s. forces here, saying that anybody can brandish a missile. what shows true strength is to open the political system to democracy. little question that the words are being t
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Apr 25, 2014 11:00pm EDT
to head to malaysia, but continue with this. and why was the decision to announce these proposed sanctions made on late friday night. >> well, there's an urgency and it is saturday noon mere this seoul, john. this is an urgency. clearly the vladimir putin continues to ignore and perhaps even thumb his nose at the west. president obama has talked about the calculous that president putin has to keep in find aledging that his country is facing dire economic repercussion as a result of what has happened so far. so the g-7 leaders announced that they will move swiftly to impose more sanctions on russia, targeted sanctions and measures against individuals and entities. still falling short of the brood sectors of the russian economy. and as you reported, white house officials tell us a specifics are likely to come on monday. the president is speaking to four of the g-7 leaders friday night, a fifth, from japan who consulted in person from japan on the first leg of this trip. so they continue to prepare to move those broader sanctions that we were talking about. >> mike, we just watched the presid
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